Category Archives: Features

Roku Android app adds support for video streaming

Hi, I’m Patrick and I’m one of the earliest Roku employees. Currently I’m a part of the product management team, helping to define and guide new features. Following on our launch of Play On Roku video support for iPhones and other … Continue reading

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What to watch on National Lazy Day

Forget Thanksgiving or Independence Day, our new favorite holiday of all time is just around the corner. Tomorrow (Saturday, August 10th) is National Lazy Day: a free pass to pizza for breakfast, slacking for lunch, and hanging out all day … Continue reading

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Roku iOS app adds support for video streaming

Last fall, we introduced Play on Roku, a cool feature that lets you stream photos and music directly from your mobile phone to your TV via your Roku. Building on that, today we launched a nifty update to the Roku … Continue reading

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Software update 3.1 available for first generation Roku players

Just in time for the holidays, we’re pleased as punch to release a pretty substantial update to the first generation of Roku players. Unless your Roku player is smaller than a hockey puck, this update applies to you. Roku 2 … Continue reading

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Using microSD Cards With Roku 2

Adding storage space to Roku 2 Look closely at the back of any Roku 2 streaming player, and you’ll notice a microSD slot located above the HDMI port. This slot lets you add more storage space to your Roku 2 … Continue reading

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Getting your game on with the Roku Game Remote

When we launched the world’s first Netflix streaming player in 2008, it came bundled with a simple, nine-button remote control. Our philosophy was straightforward:  you shouldn’t need more than a dozen buttons for an enjoyable TV experience. With the recent launch of the … Continue reading

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New Facebook Photos and Video Channel

When we launched the Roku Channel Store in 2009, Facebook Photos was one of the first Roku channels offered. Today, we’re excited to announce an overhaul to the Facebook experience for the 73 percent of Roku owners who are active Facebook … Continue reading

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